Application of Metrics for Risk Management in Environment of Multiple Software Development Projects

Júlio Menezes Jr., Miguel Wanderley, Cristine Gusmão, Hermano Moura

Abstract

Multiple Project Management currently is a reality in software development environments. In the case of software projects, some characteristics are highlighted, such as constant changes in levels of scope or product, software complexity and aspects related to human resources, such as technical knowledge and experience, among others. We may consider these characteristics as risk factors that should be managed. In this aspect, a tactical management requires the usage of better-structured information, which leads us to think about the usage of a metrics-based strategy as a support tool for multiple project managers with emphasis on risk factors. In this context, this work presents an an application of the metric “Risk Points” and its variations in an environment of multiple software development project. This experience report aims to evaluate the proposed metrics as a decision-support tool and monitoring of risk during project life-cycle.

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Jr. J., Wanderley M., Gusmão C. and Moura H. (2016). Application of Metrics for Risk Management in Environment of Multiple Software Development Projects . In Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS, ISBN 978-989-758-187-8, pages 504-511. DOI: 10.5220/0005859705040511


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@conference{iceis16,
author={Júlio Menezes Jr. and Miguel Wanderley and Cristine Gusmão and Hermano Moura},
title={Application of Metrics for Risk Management in Environment of Multiple Software Development Projects},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,},
year={2016},
pages={504-511},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005859705040511},
isbn={978-989-758-187-8},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems - Volume 1: ICEIS,
TI - Application of Metrics for Risk Management in Environment of Multiple Software Development Projects
SN - 978-989-758-187-8
AU - Jr. J.
AU - Wanderley M.
AU - Gusmão C.
AU - Moura H.
PY - 2016
SP - 504
EP - 511
DO - 10.5220/0005859705040511